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result of it was that an explanatory charter should be drawn up for that province. (This tract was found among the papers of Governor Bernard,
now in my possession.) 4 JOURNAL DES OBSERVATIONS physiques, mathematiques, et bota
niques, faites par l'ordre du Roi sur les Côtes Orientales de
published in 1714.
Barbinais), enrichi de plusieurs plans, vues, et perspectives des principales villes et ports du Pérou, du Chili, du Brésil, et de la Chine, avec une description beaucoup plus étendue que celles qui ont paru jusqu'à présent, où il est traité des meurs, religion, politique, éducation, et commerce des peuples de ces empires.
Paris. 12mo. 3 vols. Admiral Burney expresses a doubt whether this voyage was really made by
Le Gentil. The account, he says, is full of obscurity, which may have proceeded from the ignorance of the writer on maritime subjects, and from bis general want of judgment. M. de Brosses has allowed credit to the narration as being genuine, observing at the same time that it was one of small importance to the bistory of navigation or commerce. It is given in the form of letters addressed to some unnamed correspondent between
1714 and 1718. Burney, iv. p. 508. Reprinted in 1727, 1728, 1731. 6 CRISIS DEL ENSAYO à la historia de la Florida. Quarto, pp. 55.
Alcalà de Henares, A severe criticism on Barcia's Ensayo chronologico, &c. 1723. Barcia, like
was an industrious and intelligent collector, but apparently not an able writer. This criticism was written by the historiographer of Spain and the Indies, Don Joseph de Salazar, author of several works of po great merit, who was evidently jealous of Barcia's superior qualifications for his own employment.
MDCCXXVI. 1 A voyage round the world by the way of the Great South Sea,
performed in the years 1719, 20, 21, 22, in the Speedwell of London, of twenty-four guns and 100 men, (under H. M.'s commission to cruize on the Spaniards, in the late war with
the Spanish crown,) till she was cast away on the island of 1726.
Shelvocke, was intended by him as a vindication of his conduct, having
exposing Shelvocke. Both narratives are written with spirit. Burney.
its commerce, and the conduct of the Spaniards in the West
from 1703 to 1713, and from 1722 to their submission, which
several parts of the world, &c. To which is added, the
marks of authenticity. The latter's visit to Philadelphia took place in
relation is only to be found in the early editions.
In the British Museum.
In the library of Harvard College.
1726. 8 THE VOYAGES AND TRAVELS of Nathaniel Uring, with new
draughts of the Bay of Honduras and the Caribbee Islands. 8vo.
Chiquitos, que estan à cargo de los padres de la compañia de
Published in Latin at Vienna in 1733. 10 Historia General de los hechos de los Castellaños en las
islas i tierra firme del mar oceano. Escrita por Antonio de
bearing dates of all those years. It is merely a reprint of the original
of Herrera's, see Irving's Columbus, iv. p. 387. 11 VICTIMA REAL LEGAL, discurso unico juridico-historico-politico,
sobre que las vacantes mayores de las Indias occidentales
accruing from vacancies in the churches in America, the author had a
bestowed upon him by Philip V. 12 MEMORIAL informativo del consulado de la Ciudad de los
Reyes y la junta general del comercio de las provincias del Peru, sobre diferentes puntos tocantes al estado de la real hazienda y del comercio, &c.
del comercio, &c. Por D. Dionysio de Alsedo у Herrera.
(Lima?) Folio, pp. 148.
13 JUSTIFICACION de los Assientos de Averia, Almojarifazgos y 1726.
alcavalas, en satisfacion de las respuestas de los fiscales del
consejo real de las Indias y de la audiencia de Lima, &c.
Merely a new title to the edition of 1722.
speeches of a considerable number of the christianized In-
men, women, and youth, worthy of remembrance on account of their piety.
At the end is the following, with a separate title-page :
over the work of gospelizing the Indians on Martha's vineyard, and the
adjacent islands. By another hand, (the Rev. Tbomas Prince.)
vels, voyages, and natural histories of countries, as they have
edition. Revised and corrected by W. Derham, F.R.S.
third volume is devoted to voyages and travels, and contains, among other
several observables in Virginia,” &c. occupying 75 pages.
configurata, or some few lines towards a description of the
Israelites; and he adopts, after the learned Mr. Nicholas Fuller, the name
1727. 5 *The history of the five Indian nations depending on the pro
vince of New York. By Cadwallader Colden. New York. This history was written on occasion of a dispute which happened at this
time, between the government of New York and some merchants. It
was reprinted with the second part, and large additions in 1747.
in reference to those that might be subsequently passed and printed. The
1 SOME OBSERVATions on the Assiento trade, as it has been ex
ercised by the South Sea company; proving the damage which will accrue thereby to the British commerce and plantations in America, and particularly to Jamaica. To which is annexed, a sketch of the advantages of that island to Great Britain, by its annual produce, and by its situation for trade
or war. By a person who resided several years at Jamaica. 8vo. pp. 38.
London. 2 A voyage ROUND THE WORLD, in the year 1719. By Captain
William Betagh. 8vo. pp. 38. The author was captain of marines with Shelvocke, (see 1726), and wrote
this work in consequence of finding himself roughly treated in Shelvocke's
narrative. 3 VOYAGES DU BARON DE LAHONTAN dans l’Amerique septentri
onale, &c. (as in No. 7, 1703.) Seconde edition, revuë, corrigée et augmentée.
Amsterdum. 12mo. 3 vols., plates. The third, or supplementary volume has the following title: Suite DU VOYAGE DE L'AMERIQUE, ou dialogues de Monsieur le Baron de Lahontan et d'un sauvage de l'Amerique. Contenant une description exacte des moeurs et des coutumes de ces peuples sauvages. Avec les voyages du même en Portugal, &c.
Amsterdam. . 12mo.